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Adventure Rider Magazine editor James Pratt testing the 2014 BMW R1200 GS Adventure in Sedona, AZ. Photo courtesy Jon Beck.

2014 BMW R1200 GS Adventure Ride Impressions – Motor

The Motor. Oh, that motor. I must admit I have a soft spot in my heart for the GS boxer motor. My only experience with the boxer is my 4 years on my R1200 GS Adventure. I had never ridden a boxer motor before. I was more into horsepower – Japanese sport bikes and monsterly […]

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2014 BMW R1200 GS Adventure – Detailed review part 2

I just got back from the BMW R1200 GS Adventure press launch technical briefing where BMW product managers reviewed what is new on the 2014 R1200GS Adventure. Of course most people know about the motor changes. But in fact there are a host of changes to the bike – some big, some minor in detail. […]

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I am just a regular guy. A little old, a little slow, but a little experienced - finally!

Adventure Rider Magazine has been invited by BMW Motorrad North America to attend their R1200 GS Adventure press intro in Sedona, AZ. I am attending the event as both a writer and photographer. Press intro’s are interesting. They are a good way to get our hands on a new bike for a test ride, but […]

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After a long delay and lots of trials and tribulations, the next issue of Adventure Rider Magazine is finally out and available! Everyone here at Adventure Rider Magazine World Headquarters (me and a black lab named Levi) are going to kick back, drink a beer and celebrate the delivery of yet another issue. Well, I […]

Souther Utah Panorama

Last summer Adventure Rider Magazine publisher James Pratt was on a return trip from the Adventure Rider Challenge and stopped to camp in southern Utah. While there he took this 3D panorama picture of his campsite. [pano file="http://www.advridermag.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/2010-0509-0043-Panorama_out.swf" width="580" height="450" title="Southern Utah Primitive Camping"]

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Adventure Rider Magazine editor James Pratt testing the 2014 BMW R1200 GS Adventure in Sedona, AZ. Photo courtesy Jon Beck.

2014 BMW R1200 GS Adventure Ride Impressions – Motor

The Motor. Oh, that motor. I must admit I have a soft spot in my heart for the GS boxer motor. My only experience with the boxer is my 4 years on my R1200 GS Adventure. I had never ridden a boxer motor before. I was more into horsepower – Japanese sport bikes and monsterly […]

Engine diagram

2014 BMW R1200 GS Adventure – Detailed review part 2

I just got back from the BMW R1200 GS Adventure press launch technical briefing where BMW product managers reviewed what is new on the 2014 R1200GS Adventure. Of course most people know about the motor changes. But in fact there are a host of changes to the bike – some big, some minor in detail. […]

The bikes look very good overall - big but I am expecting easy to ride.

2014 BMW R1200 GS Adventure Press Launch first impressions

I just arrived at the Enchantment Resort for the BMW Motorcycles R1200 GS Adventure press launch. After getting settled in I took the opportunity to peruse the new bikes and get a quick first impression. Remember, I have NOT ridden the bike yet. That will come tomorrow. First impressions written quickly without edit so please […]